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Thread: Calisthenics vs Weights

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    i dont think you will see the same size and strenght gains as you would with weights. but hey handstand push-ups will get the girls looking haha
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    There are a lot of great bodyweight exercises. Of course it'll work, but just like anything else, you'll have to mix it up somehow eventually.
    A child does not learn to squat from the top down. In other words, he does not suddenly make a conscious decision one day to squat. Actually, he is squatting one day and make the conscious decision to stand. Squatting precedes standing in the developmental sequence. This is the way a child's brain learns to use the body as the child develops movement patterns. Therefore, a child is probably crawling, rocks back into a squatting position with the back completely relaxed and the hips completely flexed, and stands when he has enough hip strength. This approach makes a lot of sense and can be applied to relearning the deep squat movement if it is lost. -Gray Cook
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    Pull ups are one of the best exercise you can do in the gym, the same goes for dips, do them.

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    eventually your going to have to add weight. idk how ur gonna add weight on for hand stand pushups

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    weighting the pull ups would be easy and safe, but i sure as **** wouldnt want to go for a ride head first into the ground with weight attatched to me...
    Last edited by jack_of_all; 12-24-2005 at 04:15 PM.

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    well it wouldn't be that bad to add weights.. ankle weights.. thigh weights, weight vests.. be a little costly though.
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